Hudson River Valley Wineries

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Carlo DeVito is a long time wine lover, and author of books and magazine articles. He is the author of Wineries of the East Coast. He has traveled to wine regions in California, Canada, up and down the east coast, France, Spain and Chile. He has been a published executive for more than 20 years. He shepherded the wine book program of Wine Spectator as well as worked with Kevin Zraly, Oz Clarke, Matt Kramer, Tom Stevenson, Evan Dawson, Greg Moore, Howard Goldberg, and many other wine writers. He has also published Salvatore Calabrese, Jim Meehan, Clay Risen, and Paul Knorr. Mr. DeVito is the inventor of the mini-kit which has sold more than 100,000,000 copies world wide. He has also publisher such writers as Stephen Hawking, E. O Wilson, Philip Caputo, Gilbert King, James McPherson, John and Mary Gribbin, Thomas Hoving, David Margolick, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., John Edgar Wideman, Stanley Crouch, Dan Rather, Dee Brown, Susie Bright, and Eleanor Clift. He is also the owner of Hudson-Chatham Winery, co-founder of the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail, and president of the Hudson Valley Wine Country.

Wednesday, September 05, 2012


The Hudson Valley Wine Country is announcing the largest and most ambitious program of events ever in the history of the Hudson Valley wine region. Starting this weekend, on September 8, 2012 with the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival and the HVWGA Wine Competition all the way through to November 18, 2012, concluding with the Capital Region Harvest Festival in Albany, Hudson Valley vintners have scheduled more than 60 events throughout the valley for folks to enjoy.

The Hudson Valley has seen explosive growth in its wine industry in the last few years,, with wineries expanding, and new ones opening, and has also seen a renewed interest in the oldest wine region in the US.

With wineries recieving recent reviews in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast,, Hudson Valley Magazine, The Valley Table, and the Edible magazines, Hudson Valley wines reputation are at an all time high...and only going upward.

Thousands and thousands of people will rive through the Hudson Valley countryside this fall, looking at the leaves, stopping at farms for apples and pumkins. It's a great time to seak out one of more than 40 wineries in the Hudson Valley and try the fantastic wines that are being made here.

For more information about the wineries and events, details, and sponsors go to:

And have a great time!


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